Central African Republic: Employment in agriculture

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 Central African Republic

Employment in agriculture, % of total employment

 Latest value 68.52
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 73.21
 Min - Max 68.52 - 75.81
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Central African Republic from 1991 to 2021. The average value for the Central African Republic during that period was 73.21 percent with a minimum of 68.52 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 75.81 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2021 is 68.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 22.86 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Central African Republic - Employment in agriculture - Recent values chart

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Central African Republic - Employment in agriculture - historical chart - 1991-2021

Definition: Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 35.8 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 7.88 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 68.52 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 36.22 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.86 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 49,100 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 114.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,343 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 2.9 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 800 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 111.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 0.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 109.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 222,730.0 2021 sq. km
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